Monthly Archives: September 2014

Study: What type of home care worker leaves for greener pastures

Characteristics of home care workers who leave their jobs: A cross-sectional study of job satisfaction and turnover in Washington State Washington State surveyed more than 400 home care workers who have left their jobs recently in order to compare certain demographic … Continue reading

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NEWS: Update on Senior Care Auditing Certification

CertifiedCare has dropped their price for Senior Care Auditing certification.  The program, first introduced on the west coast in southern California earlier this year, has been such a success that demand for their program allowed for the price reduction, explains … Continue reading

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About National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

ANNOUNCEMENT National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW)—Engaging Communities. Empowering Victims.—is to be observed Sunday, April 19, through Saturday, April 25, 2015. Find pertinent details below, at bottom of this article… The National Institute of Justice—the research, development and evaluation agency … Continue reading

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About Alzheimer’s/Dementia Coaching

What is Alzheimer’s/Dementia Coaching? The definitions for coaching are as varied as they are numerous. For example, the International Coaching Federation (ICF), one of the leading coach training programs in the world, defines coaching as: “…an ongoing partnership that helps … Continue reading

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Study proves many benefits of caregiving

Could there be measurable benefits to your health, and to your brain in particular, from being a caregiver? It’s practically become an article of faith that the reverse is true, that caring for an elderly relative is so stressful, relentless … Continue reading

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